Category: Entertainment

Feb 21 2018

March 2018 Xbox Live Games with Gold

Time to go over the March 2018 Xbox Live Games With Gold. This looks like it’s going to be a… fun.. month? Oh who am I kidding, this is one of the more strange ones. Let’s just get into it. Okay, for the Xbox One we have Trials of the Blood Dragon and Superhot. There.. …

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Feb 17 2018

Small YouTube Channels Didn’t Cause The Adpocalypse

We’re going to step back just a tad to 2017 and the event on YouTube known as the “Adpocalypse.” The Adpocalypse was a major slashing in income earned on YouTube from advertising, due to multiple factors, the greatest of which being ads simply not being run on certain videos deemed unsuitable, due to reasons we …

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Feb 14 2018

Every Ashens Valentines Day Special Video, Because Why Not?

Oh, look, it’s February 14th, Valentines Day. Hooray, or not, depending on who you are – you may love the day, or may not care much for it. In whatever case, I felt like it might be fun to share every Valentines Day Special video that one of my favorite YouTubers, Ashens, has done! In …

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Feb 13 2018

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 32: Atari Porn – Episode Review

Well, I knew this one was coming. A relatively infamous episode of The Angry Video Game Nerd, this video focuses on several video games produced for the Atari 2600 that were of a less-than-proper nature, shall we say – the legendary “Atari Porn” games. Yes, seriously, video games for the Atari 2600 that were focused …

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Feb 12 2018

The Computer Chronicles – RAM Resident Software (1986)

We take for granted the fact that over the past 20+ years now we’ve been able to pretty much run whatever we want on our computer at whatever time we want – even at the same time. This seems normal to us, but it wasn’t always the case. In early computer systems,  either as a …

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Feb 10 2018

“Useful To Boot” – The Anthem For Obsolete Technology

A few months back while browsing YouTube, I found a video of a segment from the game “Sam & Max” where the two titular characters are in a support group style meeting for obsolete electronics. The group, known as the Computer Obsolescence Prevention Society, or C.O.P.S is a quirky little group, made up of an …

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Feb 08 2018

Introducing The Amazing Compact Disc (1982)

Today I present you with this rather simple 1982 clip from the Australian television program “Towards 2000” where they discuss the newest thing in music – the Compact Disc. Starting off covering a history of non-magnetic music recording mediums; Wax Cylinders, Edison Diamond Discs, Standard 78 RPM records, then finally the microgroove Long-Playing record, the …

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Feb 05 2018

We May Finally Be Coming To The Beginning Of The End Of the Compact Disc

The Compact Disc, commonly known simply as “CD, the primary distribution method of music over the past nearly 30 years, is on its way out. This isn’t anything new to anyone – digital music sales have been climbing over the past decade, and now well surpass sales of physical media on a whole. The CD, …

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Feb 05 2018

Fans Riot On The Streets Of Philadelphia Because Their Team Won The Super Bowl. Yes, Seriously.

I didn’t think I’d have to do a follow up to yesterdays article regarding sports, but here I am. This actually somewhat works as a fine follow up to the earlier article today on differing interests and opinions, too, but I’ll get into that. Regarding the Super Bowl last night, apparently the Philadelphia Eagles won …

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Feb 04 2018

The Obsession With Sports Makes No Sense To Me

So, right now the Super Bowl is going on; a yearly event that it seems everyone everywhere obsesses over for reasons I simply cannot grasp in the least. Let’s seriously look at this for a moment: the Super Bowl consists of 2 groups of adults tossing around some inflated oblong ball, trying to get it …

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